So excited to share the news that Ellen Datlow has selected my story, ‘Sweet Subtleties’, to reprint in her forthcoming anthology Body Shocks (a book of body horror; currently scheduled for October 2021). More details as I get them, but for now, here’s the incredible table of contents. It is beyond cool to see my…… Continue reading Body Shocks anthology
I have been utterly remiss in not posting about this yet! My complete lack of posting does not in any way reflect how awesome or exciting it is that Paula Guran has edited this anthology, that it contains 150,000+ words of new fiction (that’s right: all original stuff, not reprints!), that she asked me for…… Continue reading The Mammoth Book of Cthulhu!
Got home today to find this beauty awaiting me: My story ‘Forever, Miss Tapekwa County’ appears in this lovely volume (edited by Paula Guran). Allow me a little happy dance as I come to terms with the fact that my work is in an anthology with all of the awesome authors listed on the cover…… Continue reading Mermaids in the mail!
Bits and bobs of exciting news: I’m so delighted that Paula Guran has chosen to reprint my story, ‘From the Teeth of Strange Children’, in her forthcoming anthology, Blood Sisters: Vampire Stories by Women. Scheduled for publication in May next year, this book is going to be a knock-out. (Not saying this because I’ve got…… Continue reading Blood Sisters and Honourable Mentions
Last week, Sean Wallace announced the table of contents of The Mammoth Book of Steampunk Adventures, which will be published in August (UK) and October (USA), and I’m delighted that my story ‘On the Lot and In the Air’ (originally published in Clarkesworld) is part of the amazing line-up: Introduction by Ann VanderMeer “Smoke City”…… Continue reading Mammoth Book of Steampunk Adventures
Kirstyn McDermott is the author of the critically acclaimed Madigan Mine and the upcoming Perfections. Her works plumbs the depths of the human (and inhuman) psyche, examining heart and soul with the intensity of a stylish Dr Frankenstein. She joined us by the cauldron (the Lair equivalent of a water cooler) to talk about writing…… Continue reading Oops, Your Psychosis is Showing: in the Lair with Kirstyn McDermott
Totally worth walking 45 minutes to/from the post office in 32 degree heat — my contributor’s copies are here! Woo hoo!